Depression Information

Chronic Depression: Disease or Charcter Flaw?

A major survey on depression symptoms from the National Mental Health Association (NMHA), released in july 2001, revealed a dramatic degree of progress in public understanding. Yet even amid this promising trend, the survey sheds light on the difficulties faced by millions of people striving to manage this sometimes chronic, life-long illness.

The Patients Guide to Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Depression

INTRODUCTION Everybody has a story. My story is the one I know best and can write about.

Depression in Teenagers: Now What Can We Do?

No doubt you have seen the recent news headlines about a federal panel that recommended to the FDA that anti-depressant medications carry the strongest possible warning label for use in children and teenagers. This recommendation to the FDA shook the medical community, especially those who work with depressed young people.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Depression Are Not The Same Thing!

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a very misunderstood illness and this is perhaps why there are so many myths about it. Perhaps the most common myth about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is that it is effectively a mental condition, and another name for depression.

New Treatment for Chronic Depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Treatment-Resistant Depression About Vagus Nerve Stimulation VNS is not brain surgery, although it is a treatment that affects the function of the brain. Vagus Nerve Stimulation uses specific stimulation of the vagus nerve to send stimulation to specific parts of the brain that are involved in mood.

ADHD and Depression -- More Common Than Thought

"Thanks for Noticin' Me" says Eeyore. He walks slowly.

5 Tips to Reduce Depression

While war and poor economic conditions begin to affect people all over the world, more and more people suffer with depression. The more we focus on news events and the business climate, the more we are depressed.

7 Things You Can Do Immediately To Ease Depression

1. Get out now and walk fifteen minutes.

Is it ADHD or is it Depression?

During the assessment process it is of great importance for the physician or clinician to consider other possible causes of inattention, impulsivity, or hyperactivity in your child, or teen, or yourself. In fact, this is probably the most important element of a good assessment.

St Johns Wort and Depression

The bright yellow flower of the St Johns Wort (hypericum perforatum) with it's ray-like petals, represents the power of the sun that forces away the darkness. This already points to the anti-depressant effects of the St Johns Wort which are highly respected, even in conventional medicine.

Adult Men and Women Who Suffer From Chronic Depression

Market surveys on women, men and depression suggest an estimated 4.4 million Americans are believed to suffer from chronic treatment-resistant depression.

Know the Signs of Depression and Improve Your Life

Typical signs of depression actually show a change in the way a person has come to think about himself."I just can't get myself to do any work around the house.

A Look at the Different Depression and Anxiety Medications

While it may be easy to recite the various brand names and generalize their benefits enough to know they put us (or are supposed to put us) in a better mood, for lack of a better term, the drugs themselves can all be categorized individually, each working in a slightly different way.The following is a list and very brief description, by category, of depression and anxiety medications currently prescribed by physicians.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Chronic or Treatment-Resistant Depression About Vagus Nerve Stimulation(VNS) VNS is not brain surgery, although it is a treatment that affects the function of the brain. Vagus Nerve Stimulation uses specific stimulation of the vagus nerve to send stimulation to specific parts of the brain that are involved in mood.

5 Super Effective Tips To Kill Depression

Being lonely is a normal part of our everyday lives. We get sad when we fail in our exams, when we're rejected by the person we love, or when someone very close to us passes away.

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Medical News Today

Depression may raise risk of abnormal heart rate
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Those who took antidepressants and who had the highest scores on a clinical screening test for depression were found to be at more than 30 percent increased risk for A-fib, compared with participants with low scores for depression and who did not take ...


Landon Donovan says depression sparked my LA Galaxy move ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Landon Donovan says a battle with depression led him to sign with the LA Galaxy from Bayer Leverkusen in 2005 and spurn the San Jose Earthquakes, the team with which he spent his first four MLS seasons. Donovan made the disclosure ...

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Washington Post

How one mother manages her ongoing struggle with depression ...
Washington Post
I was depressed. I can say it now, because I'm gratefully not anymore. But I couldn't say it while I suffered through it for 10 months, probably due to shame. I'm not alone. In 2016, almost 7 percent of the population experienced at least one major ...
Brian Murphy: Major depression spares no one — even Press
Healthy food significantly improves major depression symptoms ...ZME Science

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National Pain Report

Is Chronic Knee Pain Linked to Depression? – National Pain Report
National Pain Report
About 13 percent of women and 10 percent of men over 60 have knee pain as a result of osteoarthritis (OA). Knee pain from OA can make it harder to take care of yourself, lesson the amount of exercise you get, and can impact your overall quality of life ...
Can Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Lead to Symptoms of Depression?
Knee pain is connect with depressionWeek Facts
Knee pain leads to depression?The Siasat Daily
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Chicago Tribune

How I manage my ongoing struggle with depression as a mother ...
Chicago Tribune
I was depressed. I can say it now, because I'm gratefully not anymore. But I couldn't say it while I suffered through it for 10 months, probably due to shame.
4 Uncomfortable Signs Of Depression In Women | YourTangoYourTango

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No longer exercising can lead to depression | Well+Good
According to new research, when an active person stops working out, symptoms of depression it could give way to symptoms of depression in as little as three days.
Stopping exercise can increase risk of depression, study findsThe Independent
Quitting an Exercise Regimen Can Lead to
MIIT exercise for 150 minutes a week can keep depression at bayEconomic Times
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How "The Office" helped me through my depression in college
I'd (somewhat unknowingly) suffered from depression since the young age of 12, but I'd never actually acknowledged it until that fateful semester. Suddenly, I couldn't muster the strength to get myself to classes. My usual Friday afternoon excitement ...

Stopping exercise can increase symptoms of depression ...
Science Daily
Stopping exercise can result in increased depressive symptoms, according to new mental health research.

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Depression Could Be a Risk Factor for A-Fib: Study
THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Depression can raise your risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm that's been linked to stroke and heart failure, a new study suggests. A person's risk of atrial fibrillation increased by about a third ...
Depression, antidepressant use may up risk of A-fib - Medical XpressMedical Xpress
Depression may be linked to increased risk of atrial
Depression linked to higher risks of a heart rhythm disorder | Daily ...Daily Mail

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